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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:

National Housing Exposition scrapbook

Identifier: 7034
Overview The Pan-Pacific Auditorium, originally located at 7600 West Beverly Boulevard in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, was designed by Plummer, Wurderman and Becket and financed by a commmittee led by Clifford W. Henderson and his brother Phillip. The National Housing Exposition, the Pan-Pacific's inaugural event, was one of a number of similar expos held across the country after the passage of the National Housing Act in 1934, which was designed to make home ownership affordable for all...
Dates: 1935

National Travelers Aid Association records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0485
Abstract The National Travelers Aid Assocation records consist primarily of papers and reports produced by the national association, and by the Wilmington office of the USO, in the 1940s and 1960s. Much of the material was collected by one of the caseworkers in the Wilmington office, Lola Selby, who was in charge of Travelers' Aid. Of especial interest are the papers and reports on services to mobile populations, and the scrapbook documenting the founding and activities of the Wilmington office of the...
Dates: 1942 - 1982

Neighborhood Youth Association records

Identifier: 0416
Abstract The Neighborhood Youth Association began as charitable organization under the aegis of the Episcopal Church in 1914. Using a settlement house approach, the Association's oiginal goal was to acculturate immigrants to Los Angeles' West side neighborhoods to American culture and values. Over the years the Association has broadened its mission to include providing social services and counseling for poor families and teenaged children in the areas around Venice, California, and the Los Angeles port...
Dates: 1954 - 1991

Richard M. Nordin papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: 5272
Abstract The Richard M. Nordin papers consist of correspondence, reports, realia, ephemera, and photographs, created and collected by Mr. Nordin during his tenure as Director of Annual Giving at USC. In addition to general fundraising records, the papers also include materials documenting fundraising efforts for the Trojan Marching Band.
Dates: 1976 - 1988

John S. Odell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5331
Overview Institutional papers of John Odell, Ph.D. in political science in 1976, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a member of Harvard University's faculty from 1976 through 1982. Since 1982, Odell has taught and written at the University of Southern California, where he is Professor of International Relations Emeritus today. From 2009 to 2012 he was Director of the School of International Relations. From 1989 to 1992, he directed USC's Center for International Studies.
Dates: 1982-2009

Maurice Ostomel papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0496
Overview Maurice Ostomel was the assistant director of the Welfare Planning Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles from 1945 to 1957. While there, he helped form a community committee on the aging and wrote a number of reports on public assistance in California that laid the foundation for state laws. In 1957 he accepted a post as executive director of the Jewish Home for the Aged, where he served until retiring in 1977. During his career, he served on the California State Board of Social Work Examiners...
Dates: 1942 - 1975

Alice Overton papers

Identifier: 0432
Abstract The Alice Overton papers consists of reports, publications, clippings, correspondence, printed ephemera, 1930-1987, that documents Alice Overton's career as a social worker and as a social activist. The holdings are especially strong for the 1950s and the 1960s.
Dates: 1930-1987 (bulk 1950s-1960s)

Pacific Clinics records

Identifier: 0433
Abstract The Pacific Clinics records consists of annual reports, financial statements, correspondence, program and grant proposals, administrative and organizational records, 1942-1997 (bulk 1960s-1990s), documenting the growth of the clinic's services.
Dates: 1942-1997 (bulk 1960s-1990s)

CarolAnn Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0613
Overview The CarolAnn Peterson papers, circa 1998-2000, consist of correspondence, publications, and reports documenting Ms. Peterson's work to establish medical protocols, policies and services for victims of domestic violence. The papers document, in the form of conference agendas, speaker information, and related materials, the work that the Family Violence Protection Fund, the California Institute of Mental Health, and Children and Families worked jointly at the state level to assist counties with...
Dates: circa 1998-2000

Poe Society records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0020
Abstract Reports of meetings, correspondence, articles by members of the Poe Society of Baltimore, ca. 1924-1928.
Dates: circa 1924-1928